Peñarol of Uruguay and Sporting Cristal of Peru face each other today at the Estadio Campeon del Sigle in Montevideo for their second leg Conmebol Copa Sudamericana 2021 quarter-final match. The hosts are coming into the game with a 3-1 advantage from the previous encounter last week at the Estadio Nacional de Lima. Here, find out everything there’s to know about this game for the South American tournament, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Peñarol are coming into this match after getting a 1-0 win over Progreso in the Uruguayan Primera Division, which puts them in the third place of the standings. The hosts don’t want to waste the result of the first leg and will try to close the deal as early as possible.
On the other hand, Sporting Cristal will try to get a win as a visitors, appealing to their good run of six games unbeaten away from home. However, it will be a tough task for the Peruvians. The team is coming from another loss against Cesar Vallejo in their domestic league.
Peñarol vs Sporting Cristal: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2021.
Time: 6:15 PM (ET).
Location: Estadio Campeón del Siglo, Montevideo.
Peñarol vs Sporting Cristal: Time by State in the US
ET: 6:15 PM
CT: 5:15 PM
MT: 4:15 PM
PT: 3:15 PM
Peñarol vs Sporting Cristal: Storylines
Peñarol and Sporting Cristal have faced each other seven times, with two victories for Peñarol and none for the Peruvians. They have drawn in five matches. Most of these encounters were in Copa Libertadores, except for last week's match.
In the first leg, Agustin Alvarez scored the first goal only eight minutes into the match. Facundo Torres made the second at the 19th minute. Sporting Cristal closed the distance with a goal by Omar Merlo at the 90th minute, and then Peñarol scored the third thanks to Walter Gargano.
How to watch or live stream Peñarol vs Sporting Cristal in the US
The game between Peñarol and Sporting Cristal for the second leg of the Copa Sudamericana 2021 quarterfinals, to be played at the Estadio Campeón del Siglo, will be broadcasted in the US by beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS CONNECT.
Peñarol vs Sporting Cristal: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. According to DraftKings, Peñarol are the favorites with odds of -190, while Sporting Cristal have odds of +525. A tie would end up in a +320 payout.
*Odds by DraftKings